Rye is an English town near the coast in East Sussex. In the centre, cobbled lanes are lined with medieval, half-timbered buildings. The redbrick Lamb House was once owned by writer Henry James. Nearby, the tower of the Norman St. Mary’s Church overlooks the town. The 14th-century Ypres Tower, which formed part of Rye’s defences, is now Rye Castle Museum, with paintings and displays on local history.
Foodies are well catered for in Rye, with restaurants participating in the many events the town runs through out the year, including Rye bay scallop week.
The coastline of East Sussex has an abundance of beautiful beaches. One of the biggest and probably most popular is Camber Sands. Stretching for five miles, this stunning beach also houses huge sand dunes that are perfect for hiding, jumping or setting up camp for the day. other beaches worth visiting are Winchelsea, Bexhill, Hastings and Eastbourne.
KENT& SUSSEX LIGHT RAILWAY
Lavender cottage is surrounded many fabulous and award winning vineyards.
We would be more than happy to arrange a private tour and tastings for you during your stay. Just email for more information.
Around 15 miles from Lavender Cottage is the spectacular 14th Century, Bodiam Castle. With it's wide moat and impressive grounds, it is definitely worth a visit!
A day trip on the Kent and Sussex Light Railway is definitely worth considering. Enjoy the surrounding villages as the light railway takes you on a victorian journey of discovery.